For the regular readers of my Blog you know that I am a huge music enthusiast. After my Rant Against iTunes I tried out several players before finally sticking with Spider Player as my primary music listening application. The unfortunate thing about Spider is it doesn’t include a burning feature. I have added it to the Wishlist in their forum and hopefully in the future that feature will be added. So for the time being I am using a program that a buddy of mine suggested called CDBurnerXP.
Continuing with this weeks M$ Office alternatives theme I thought today we could take a look at ZOHO. Right off the bat I am already MUCH more impressed with this over ThinkFree which I reviewed earlier. ZOHO offers Online spreadsheets, presentations, note taking, organizational tools, web conferencing, word processor, Database and Reporting, web applications creator, Instant Messaging, and an online public or private Wiki.
One of my favorite features in Windows Vista is the taskbar thumbnail previews, especially now that they can be resized. If you would like this functionality for Firefox’s tabs, you can use the Tab Scope extension to give you a similar feature.
I have decided to try out the various alternatives to M$ Office that are out there. Although I do think M$ Office 2007 is quite an improvement to 2003, it is always cool and geeky to check out everything. Today I am going to cover ThinkFree Online which claims to be “The Best Online Office On Earth”. Well … let’s see. Here I am just going to go through creating a new “Word” document.
For whatever reason, many Windows XP users are obsessed with making their desktop look like a Mac. It’s not a new phenomenon, but the enterprising people over at FlyakiteOSX created a really easy way to transform your desktop into an OS X look & feel without a lot of trouble.
Have you ever wanted to show off your keyboard ninja skills by taking down Windows with just a couple of keystrokes? All you have to do is add one registry key, and then you can impress your friends… or use it to convince people to switch to Linux.
It is inevitable as the tide … someone on your network is going to delete a valuable folder or file and deny they did it, even though you know they were the last to make changes. Here is an advanced security tip to monitor activity on files and folders on the network.
Whether you are taking screenshots of a portion of your desktop or just prefer to have two apps you are using sitting next to each other on the taskbar, it can be really frustrating that you can’t move the taskbar buttons around. There’s a small utility called Taskbar Shuffle that gives us this power and more.
Sometimes it is necessary to be able to zoom in on electronic documents for easier viewing. This is especially helpful for those who are visually impaired. Like in most PDF viewers Outlook 2007 also has a zoom feature for reading and composing your emails.